On the evening of December 18, We were joined by Fr. Benedict and the parishioners of St. Nicholas of Myra - Western Rite (ROCOR) from Acworth GA for the celebration of vigil/ moleben/ akathist.
Olga Kelly reports on St. Mary's youth group November activity
On November 11, Stephen Hanes was tonsured a Reader by Metropolitan Hilarion during Sunday Liturgy at our sister parish - Our Lady Joy of All Who Sorrow.
A dinner was held in appreciation of the volunteers that organized and helped with this year’s Fall Festival. The main focus of the festival is to bring our church community together and outreach to our local community.
Nikolai Mikhailovich Beliakov was baptised on Thursday October 18th. His parents are Mikhail Beliakov and Elizabeth Beliakova.
Photos of the International Fall Festival available in the Photo Gallery.
On Saturday September 22 baby Sophia (5 months) - daughter of Alexander and Tamara Shuster - was baptised by Father Alexander. The godmother is Natalia Rothman.
On Thursday September 20th, Hannah Lutz, Thomas Lutz (age 4), Michael Lutz (3), and Isidora Lutz (17 months) were received into the Church by Holy Baptism. The godparents are Helen Epstein, Peter Epstein, Eugene Yukin, and Madeline Lutz, respectively.
On Saturday September 2/15, baby Catherine, daughter of Edward and Yuliya Eldridge, was baptized by Father Alexander Lisnichuk. The godparents are Daniel and Joana Iliev. Also in attendance was Father John Townsend.
Photos of the Dormition Vigil Service available in the Photo Gallery.
Fall Festival reported in an AJC article
Photos of Transfiguration service available in the Photo Gallery.
Sister Maria, a novice at the convent, is visiting the USA to raise awareness of their work and programs: a chldrens hospital, and drug/alcohol rehab residences. She is seeking both financial and spiritual support. She will be visiting Orthodox churches thoughout the country for the next month and a half.
On Sunday July 22, Dr. Olga Glymph brought a group of 27 students to St. Mary for Divine Liturgy. The students are from the North Georgia College & State University Russian Language program
On Friday July 13th, Sasha Yefremova and a group of students from North Georgia College & State University visited St. Mary of Egypt for a tour and brief lecture. The visit was in conjunction with the school's Russian Language program.
On Bright Saturday (April 8/21, 2012) Sophia, the infant daughter of Giorgi and Laura Ann Ivanishvili was baptized. Pictured is Sophia with Godparents Fr. Alexander and Tamara Pogorelov.
On March 23, 2012, we were blessed to host the miraculous Icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts." Hundreds venerated this holy icon throughout the day.